After the Varanasi flyover tragedy that left 18 persons dead in May this year, a slab of an under-construction flyover of National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) suddenly collapsed at Phutaiyya Chauraha in Basti district on Saturday, leaving one injured.
A sum of Rs 24.00 crore has been allocated to Chhattisgarh for Maintenance and Repair (M&R) of National Highways (NHs) during year 2018-19, the Central Government has informed.
About a year and a half after he assumed office as the State’s Chief Minister, Trivendra Singh Rawat and the State of Uttarakhand continue to face various challenges. While the State Government claims to be undertaking progressive works in various spheres, the opposition continues to question the Government on these and other aspects.
The Special Investigation Team (SIT)–formed to probe the high-profile NH-74 land acquisition and compensation scam-is likely to interrogate the two IAS officers under its scanner- Pankaj Kumar Pandey and Chandresh Yadav-any day after August 15 regarding their alleged role in the scam. As both the IAS officers are now in Dehradun, the SIT team headed…
CEED, which presented a study about Ranchi and Jamshedpur calculating solar energy potential of about 1000 MW, sees its role in building suitable atmosphere and help in removing bottlenecks.
Looking at lower than expected contribution and acceptance of solar power generation in the State, the Jharkhand Renewable Energy Development Agency (JREDA) is working to switch to RESCO model, a well recognised solar energy generation model, also approved by the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE).
Two labourers were found dead on Friday after they fell down into a petrol tank which they were cleaning at Model Town. A Police Call Room (PCR) call was received by Model Town police station at 11 pm from the petrol pump.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday set a target to triple ethanol production in four years to help save Rs 12,000 crore in oil import bill by mixing the sugarcane extract in petrol as well as boost farm income.
Indian Oil Corp (IOC), the nation’s biggest oil firm, reported a 50 per cent jump in its April-June quarter net profit as inventory gains negated lower refining margins.
State-run Bharat Petroleum Corp Ltd (BPCL) has been given green nod for setting up a second generation ethanol plant in Odisha that would entail an investment of Rs 747.46 crore, according to a senior government official.